SACRAMENTO, Calif.-- According to data collected by Cal Fire, the 2021 Fire Season has become the second worst fire season on record.
More than 7,000 wildfires across the state have already destroyed more than one point nine million acres of land(1,984,677).
Statically, the 2020 Wildfire Season still stands as the worst wildfire season on record, as more than 9,600 fires burned more than four point three million acres of land.
However, Cal Fire is reporting that on all of their protected lands, along with the U.S. Forest Service, wildfires have destroyed more land this year than that of 2020(1,863,324 acres).
Currently five wildfires across the state have burned more than a hundred thousand acres. All of which are still active. These fires include: The Monument, River Complex, McFarland, Caldor and Dixie Fires.
The Dixie Fire is the largest of them all and is estimated at 898,951 acres with 56% containment.